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Malaysians forced to take transit flights to ‘balik kampung’


Home bound: Wong heading to the check-in counter at Beijing Capital International Airport with his children Kristen and Jun.

Home bound: Wong heading to the check-in counter at Beijing Capital International Airport with his children Kristen and Jun.

BEIJING: Malaysians here have begun to head home for Chinese New Year, although the journey for some has not been plain sailing, or rather, flying.

Although they started leaving as early as the beginning of this month, air tickets to Kuala Lumpur have been selling like hot cakes and prices skyrocketed as the festival drew near.

   

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